Ready for December festivities and family quirk? Prepare for the delightful madness of the holidays with these entries in our Family Gatherings Essay Contest with YARN. It is the holidays, after all, so go ahead and gift a heart to your favorite family memoir.
The best entry will be chosen by the YARN editorial staff—along with special guest Susan Beth Pfeffer, New York Times best-selling author of Life as We Knew It and Blood Wounds—to be published in January in YARN’s literary magazine. The winner will also receive a Writer’s Bundle chock-full of swag, including a copy of Blood Wounds and Stephen King’s On Writing.
Go ahead! Help a fellow Fig win. And may your holiday be calm, loving, and nothing near as awkward as what is pictured below: